World Poetry Day, marked each year on 21 March, is an opportunity to celebrate poetry, the power and creativity of language and to promote reading, writing, publishing, and teaching poetry throughout the world. PEN centres around the world use this day to highlight the great challenges poets face across the globe simply for their work.
Posts Tagged: China
Serious concerns for missing publisher and bookseller Gui Minhai
Writer and fellow PEN member Yang Tongyan released on medical parole
PEN is extremely worried by the news that Liu Xia has not been seen since her husband Liu Xiaobo’s funeral
The human rights community were devastated to hear of the death of our friend and colleague Liu Xiaobo in China today, 13 July. We will be holding a vigil to mark Liu Xiaobo’s death and to continue calls for his wife Liu Xia to be officially released from house arrest and allowed to travel wherever